Turquoise International, a merchant bank focusing on energy, environment and efficiency, has been appointed as fund manager for Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 (LCIF2).
ESG & Responsible Investing
Schroders will acquire a majority stake in impact investor BlueOrchard, which was Founded in 2001, as one of the world’s first commercial managers of microfinance debt investments.
Glennmont Partners (Glennmont) has completed its first investment in a new renewable energy financial product for institutional investors as it continues to enjoy strong growth in the clean energy sector.
Research carried out by Guernsey Finance has revealed rising interest in green investment from private equity managers, but it also flags that they underestimate the funding requirements and commercial opportunity for limiting global warming.
Law firm Dentons has launched a Sustainable Investment practice in Europe to meet the growing interest in socially responsible and environmentally conscious business investment.
By Elizabeth Pfeuti - With great power comes great responsibility, and in 2019, institutional investors, who collectively oversee tens of trillions of dollars, are becoming alert to what their fiscal might can do.
Guernsey's Green Finance initiative was a big draw at last week's Guernsey Funds Forum event in London (16 May) which saw more than 500 finance professionals from the City and beyond gather to hear about the Island's funds offering.
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has launched IRIS+, a new system for impact investors to measure, manage and optimise their impact. IRIS+ reduces confusion, increases comparability, and makes it easier to communicate impact results.
Summa Equity has committed to the United Nations’ SDG Impact initiative together with Business for Peace, EQT and LGT.
Triple Point has announced nearly GBP1 million of funding to back the two latest companies in the firm’s Impact EIS Investment Fund.